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Re: [SLE] updating software via YaST
  • From: Brad Bourn <brad@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 16 Mar 2005 16:06:47 -0700
  • Message-id: <200503161606.47201.brad@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
If I'm understanding you correctly, there are 2 issues.

Getting new apache and subversion than 9.1 doesn't have.
Letting YOU do the update.

Were you able to get the newer versions installed and working without YOU?
(configure, make, make install, etc.) and then having trouble making the new

I myself have never played with making rpm's, let alone update rpm's that YOU
would recognize.

If these are the case I would get it working first, so you can move on, and
then see if 9.3 doesn't have the same versions that you wanted to goto


On Wednesday 16 March 2005 03:53 pm, Mike Dewhirst wrote:
> This is not a top-post. It is a new thread which introduces an older
> problem and copies parts of previous posts in an attempt to clarify the
> situation so a generous SuSE guru can help me - and perhaps others?
> I need to update subversion and apache2 on SuSE 9.1 and after
> downloading patches YOU doesn't offer the current versions.
> My plan A is to buy SuSE 9.3 and hope they are up to date in there.
> Being in a hurry I don't want to wait for 9.3.
> Plan B is to start again somehow. I tried a week or so ago and didn't
> succeed following Graham Smith's advice (9 March 2005 - Re: [SLE] Make
> yast repository)
> > Have a look at this article in the sdb.
> > Generating YaST Installation Sources
> >
> Any help gratefully received. As mentioned previously I'm new at all this.

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